MEET THE TEAM

Founders

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Greg Ewing
CEO / CTO

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As an attorney and a tech entrepreneur, Greg brings a unique combination of skills and experience to solving business and client problems.

 

He has extensive experience in high-profile international and domestic arbitration and litigation matters, advising all sizes of clients, from Fortune 100 businesses through individuals.

 

From years of experience as an entrepreneur, his skills in writing software and leading teams with startups, banks, and airlines have led to many successful endeavors.

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David Rocha
CRO

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David is an accomplished business development executive and entrepreneur who has created success in multiple industries that include three successful exits. 

 

He has worked transnationally over his entire career helping businesses ranging from startups to large global conglomerates build organizations from the ground up or enter new markets or verticals successfully. These companies have included market leaders in IoT, Cloud, Cybersecurity, and AI.

David focuses on leveraging existing long-term relationships, identifying, and forging strategic alliances, and selling through well-placed channel partners, best fit for the specific product and market. 

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Elizabeth Harold Close
CSO

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Elizabeth is a behavioral scientist with a background in finance. Her most recent research at The London School of Economics has focused on smartphone user behaviors and innovative use cases for smartphones.

 

Elizabeth has worked in international business development and sales her entire career. She has raised capital in the Middle East and Latin America for numerous private equity, venture capital funds, and direct technology and security-related venture opportunities.

 

She has also worked in strategy development for companies entering new international markets.

The Team

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Aamar Qureshi
VP, Engineering

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Aamar has worked over the last 25 years in key leadership roles to build product based innovative software solutions that substantially impact business value chain. 

 

He has led several software development initiatives and successfully deployed solutions in various sectors: Industrial IOT, AI/Machine leaning, Telecom, Financial, and Healthcare. 

 

Aamar's strengths lie in conceptualizing products, management of software development life cycle and post implementation support. 

 

Expertise in delivering turn-key solutions from concept to Market, Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, RUP, Top level Design Architecture, Software Development, and Enterprise Mobile Apps for IOS, Android and Windows. 

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Michael Marra
VP, Global Business Development

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Michael is a seasoned sales and business development leader within the SaaS and Business Services markets.  He believes that innovative technology is fundamental to the future of the global economy and a critical building block for improving financial inclusion everywhere.

 

At SCS, Michael drives business development efforts in the U.S., Latin America, Africa, and MENA regions.  He also oversees the company's expansion efforts into emerging markets.

 

Originally from St. Louis, Michael has a special place in his heart for Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts where he graduated with honors from Boston College.

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Fernando Soto
VP, Latin America

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Fernando has 12 companies he’s founded, one being Suika in 2009, which became the largest mobile software factory in LATAM with more than 120+ applications and millions of downloads.

 

Since 2016, he has worked from New York creating Zissmo, the first Secondary Market for Private Companies that can operate worldwide, and the Fraunhofer FIT Co-Creation Partner for North America.

 

In 2019, he led the region of Chile, Colombia, for NXTP, the second-largest Venture Capital in LATAM. He is currently the General Manager of Tecnocal and is a partner and Managing Partner for LATAM and Europe of Santo de Piedra.

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Jeremy Roberts
VP, Marketing

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Jeremy is a digital marketing executive and digital transformation consultant in both the corporate and startup worlds. He has served as an executive consultant for several Fortune 500 brands.

 

Jeremy’s experience spans cloud hosting, data, financial services, marketing technology and software, retail, and insurance. His international experience has brought him to APAC, EMEA, MENA, and LATAM.

Jeremy has an MBA from Tulane University and will soon graduate with a Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Digital Transformation. He also holds a professorship where he teaches courses on digital marketing at Texas A&M San Antonio.

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Marcus Moraes de Oliveira
Managing Director, Brazil

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Marcus is an entrepreneur, executive, advisor, and investor with 27 years of experience in founding, acquiring, promoting accelerated growth, and selling companies with intensive use of information technology and telecommunications.

Marcus has specialties in RPA, blockchain, digital payments, SaaS software, AI, DevOps, datacenter operations, and information security.

Marcus has his MBA from Fundação Getulio Vargas - Rio de Janeiro, his postgraduate studies from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and Escola Naval. 

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Bogart Monitel
Managing Director, Mexico

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Former Executive Director of Administration of the National Electoral Institute for Mexico, where he was in charge of the areas of Financial resources, Materials and Services, Personnel, Administrative Technologies and Security and Civil Protection and Innovation and Processes of the Institute. His experience throughout a career of over 20 years both in the private, social and public sectors, have given him the opportunity to identify best practices to innovate the institutions in which he participates.

 

He is the Co-author of the NUMB3READER®️ application, which is a tool for monitoring daily government spending and author of the Compass of Government Innovation®️, the 8 Blocks methodology for the institutionalization of innovation in organizational culture®️, from the Canvas de la Brújula de Government Innovation®️ and the Scheme that represents a physical and digital space to Innovate®️, among other registered works.

 

He also authored the book “Public Innovation. how to be sure of doing things well and also innovating in the public sector ”, as well as the stories for children and young people entitled “Juan Thinkie and the path to Innovation”and “Juan Thinkie in search of the money tree”.

 

He hold a degree in Law, with Honorable Mention from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Master in Administration and Public Policy from the Institute For Executive Education, obtaining the Cum Laude distinction.

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Ray Close
Manager, Global Business Development

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Before joining SCS, Ray worked for an international consulting firm specializing in business development in Brazil, where he worked on the account of a SaaS client as well as other technology clients.

Additionally, he has experience in business development in the MENA region in a variety of industries. 

 

Ray also spent time working in the sports business field, where he focused his time on researching and implementing emerging technologies. 

Ray is a graduate of The University of Oregon with a BS in Business.

Our Advisors

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Madhusudan Krishnamurthy

Former VP, Engineering at Trusting Social / Ex Amazon

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Michel Massain

Founder & President of MINSAD

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Max Moyer

Principal of Triumph Advisors

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Ignacio De Loera

Sales Director, Latin America at Snowflake / Ex Google